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Would You Buy a Tesla Pickup Truck?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by nk1794, Jun 26, 2018.

  1. Jun 26, 2018 at 3:21 PM
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    nk1794

    nk1794 [OP] Always torque to spec

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    Danimal86 What's a Dickfir?

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    In a heartbeat........but i have campaign taste, and water budget.
     
  3. Jun 26, 2018 at 3:26 PM
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    nk1794 [OP] Always torque to spec

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    Same here. :D
     
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    Maybe, but not if it looks like that.
     
  6. Jun 26, 2018 at 3:44 PM
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    The concept is ugly imo.

    I’d have to give it some thought. For my use (mostly road use) I don’t see why not... but it won’t be in 2020. I plan to have my 2017 tundra for a LONG time.

    I like my 5.7 without a load. The extra power is FUN!

    Not sure it makes sense for off road use... I guess time will tell.


    2020... that date sounds familiar... :rofl:
     
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  7. Jun 26, 2018 at 3:48 PM
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    ShreveportTSS Huh?

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    If it had 1000 mile towing range at 80mph per charge, AWD, some lift, large crew cab similar to Crewmax, <$70k. So...NO.
     
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  8. Jun 26, 2018 at 3:52 PM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73 RUNNIN' WITH THE DEVIL RÖCKIN' N RÖLLIN'

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  9. Jun 26, 2018 at 3:53 PM
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    Give it a 500+ kilometer range while towing 10,000lbs at 110km/h, at -45 degrees Celsius, a recharge time of 10 minutes and an out the door price of under $40,000CDN. Then I'll be willing to discuss such a vehicle. I still wouldn't buy one until charge ports are as available as gas stations.

    Last I checked electric vehicle technology has nowhere near the range, the reliabilty, the charge time, the versatility, the longevity, the economics nor the reduced enviromental impact to make considering an electric vehicle even a remote option if I lived in a major metropolitan center like Edmonton, Alberta. I live in a city of 50,000 people in northwestern Alberta. Im 450 - 500 kilometers from any urban center larger than that.

    So...I'll take a hard pass on a Tesla pick up for now and stick with my gas guzzling 4.7L V8. Thanks for coming out though Elon. I'd rather see you dump money and time into Space X. I'm tired of Earth, I wanna see Mars!!! :D
     
  10. Jun 26, 2018 at 4:20 PM
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    ninjajay Posting from the toilet

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    Until they increase the range and sort out the charging infrastructure, no
     
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  11. Jun 26, 2018 at 5:47 PM
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    I wouldn’t buy a keychain from that govt tit sucking carny con man.
     
  12. Jun 26, 2018 at 5:50 PM
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    I would consider only after we see years of real world testing.
     
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  13. Jun 26, 2018 at 5:50 PM
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    nk1794 [OP] Always torque to spec

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    :D
     
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    That would be a hard NO
     
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    aahhhh... NO. Especially if it looked like that. Other than the looks, the range on these EV vehicles need to greatly improve. There is a Tesla charging station nearby and I love driving by with the rumble of the engine looking at the stone cold faces sitting int the drivers seats.
     
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    That has to be one of the ugliest excuses for any vehicle that has four wheels that I've ever seen. I wouldn't have one if it was free and could go supersonic.

    Dan
     
  17. Jun 27, 2018 at 4:58 PM
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    I'll buck the trend... I'd be all over one. I'd almost give my right nut for a TeslaX, when i was buying my wife a new SUV, i'd have been all about one if i could afford it.

    Will it look as ugly as the concept, i doubt it, but it will look very different from a regular SUV since there's no need to hide a 6l engine. Since I'll be driving it, all i care about is what it looks & feels like on the inside.
     
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    gosolo “The .com stands for communist”, Dale Gribble

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    If I had money like Bill gates and a garage like jay Leno, I’d probably buy 2. A white one to lead the way and an MGM one to follow it around
     
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  20. Jun 27, 2018 at 5:38 PM
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    Hmmm you might be on to something gosolo! If Tesla skipped the clearcoat on white like Toyota does they’d go even further on a charge due to less weight!
     
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    Oh but the chalky paint probably doesn’t slide through the air like glossy clear coated paints.....
     
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    gosolo “The .com stands for communist”, Dale Gribble

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    We need an unlike button!
     
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    Hell yes, i m all about the change.
    That's what eventually will happen.

    Video killed the radio star......
     
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  25. Jun 27, 2018 at 6:07 PM
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    COMiamiFan SSEM #3. Don't forget to try the search bar. #PSL

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    Nope. I’ll wait until they make something the common man can afford
     
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    Not if it looks remotely like the current renderings...
    The idea of an electric truck is neat, but that’s about it for me.
     
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    nk1794 [OP] Always torque to spec

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    But internal combustion engines are going the way of incandescent light bulb. Eventually they'll be banned in the US. California will lead the way on that. We like to set the trend.:D
     
  28. Jun 27, 2018 at 6:33 PM
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    There's a little irony to that...
     
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    Nope, I like starting up my Tundra in the morning and hearing and feeling it come to life. Something about punching it on the interstate and listening to that v8 sing. Plus charging....I don't want to deal with that.
     
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    What canadate and what campaign taste are left in your mouth?:eek:

    Ohhhh....champagne. Had me concerned for a second. :eek2:
     
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